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Job post: Lead Safeguarding Officer- Safeguarding and Prevent

Job information

Job reference: NOTT108748

  • Employment type: Contract - Full Time
  • Salary: £24,081.00 - £28,000.00 per annum
  • Published date: 28/04/2021 07:00
  • Application deadline: 14/05/2021 23:59

Job benefits

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Helpline

Job Location

  • Varied Nottingham College Campuses

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This role is a unique opportunity to shape services for our students, to give them the best possible experience whilst at the College. The role holder will lead the safeguarding team, dealing with safeguarding referrals and associates case load work. You will work as part of a safeguarding and wellbeing team to ensure safeguarding is given a high priority within the college.

Contract: 37 hours per week, Fixed term maternity cover

As lead you will be the Single Point of Contact for Prevent responsibilities across all sites, apprenticeships and subcontracted provision. You will Lead and own the ongoing implementation of the Prevent duty, and associated action plan and risk assessment. An integral part of your role will also include Acting as Designate for Looked after Learners, with focus on developing strategies and policy to reduce barriers to learning and improve retention of Looked After or Vulnerable Learners. You will also lead on information sharing with local authorities and virtual schools regarding Looked after Learners in line with our statutory duties.

Working with staff and partners, you will ensure that processes and procedures are well-known and adhered to, and action plans are developed to ensure we are meeting our obligations

With an eye for detail, you will be working with a team of dedicated people who are ambitious for our students, who are at the heart of everything we do.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Rachel Wadsworth on or Lauren Tubby on

Interviews/assessments to be confirmed
Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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